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Vacation for the rut

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Planned mine for first week of November, gonna look up the moon based predictions to see if there might be some days in there to hunt morning vs midday.  What are you guys planning for?  Guess i should say im talking bowhunting here in wi, is the mn gun opener a week before here?

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I have the 1st through 12th set aside for hunting as much as possible. Bow hunt 1-3 and rifle 4-12. Maybe a bow hunt that week  on a property that is bow only. Getting close!

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I'm not sure when I'll dig in and spend some time in the stand for several days, but it'll be sometime between Nov. 5th and 25th.  I'm hoping to hunt for at least five straight days in that window.  

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I am taking the 25-27th off and then the next week the 1st and 2nd.  All day sits, so hopefully something walks by.  Then gun with my niece for her first time out as she is now 10.

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Think the only things i will do are to monitor the weather, had some hot temps last year, and play the moon peaks as far as when to hunt early vs midday vs late.  Sounds like there are reports of movement correlating with moon overhead and underfoot, as with fishing.

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I'll be off October 30-Nov 23, so I know two things; I'll have the rut covered, and a sore rear end from sitting in the stand. Also will kill some ducks in there somewhere I'm sure :D

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I've chosen to spend the vacation at rifle camp this year instead of bowhunting.  I have been staying at the rifle camp when everybody is there, but its not a lot of time getting up and driving 45 minutes 1 way to the bow stand and not getting back until later in the evening.  Just something about that time at rifle camp that is special.  

3 years of successful bowhunting also helps to go to rifle camp and relax a bit.....

 

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Weekend forcast is predicting 1-3" of snow Thursday night. For sure I will be in a tree Thursday afternoon and Friday Morning...

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Taking tomorrow off...  We will see what happens as this front pushes in.  Hopefully it gets something on its feet.

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